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How the Spine Affects your Brain with Dr Shannon Parisi

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 16:37
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Scientists turn memories on and off in rats.

  • Added: Jun 08, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: The artist's concept above shows the Pluto system from the surface of one of the candidate moons., Credit: NASA, ESA and G. Bacon (STScI) via Wikipedia
Greg O'Brien is a journalist on a mission, writing what may be his last story ever. This story was produced by Alex Kapelman for the Transom Story ...

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  • Added: May 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Nearly everyone has strong emotional connections to music, and one man realized that our relationship to music might improve the quality of life fo...

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  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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A common compound in the Western diet may contribute to both diabetes and dementia.

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  • Added: Mar 17, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Radio Curious pays tribute to the life of Dr. Sherwin Nuland, author of several books, including “How We Die,” and “The Wisdom of the Body,” with a...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:01
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Karen's latest book is “Reaching the Animal Mind.” Having started out as the world’s foremost dolphin trainer, Pryor, a behavioral biologist, is re...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 09:59
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A light-activated glue could improve heart surgery.

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  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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It’s time for the sixty-sixth iteration of the The Mikie Show! Note that’s iterable not irritable, there’s a diff. Yes, join us for a sweet visit w...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2013
  • Length: 28:02
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Researchers are studying the genetic factors that keep a small percentage of us extremely healthy, well into old age.

  • Added: Nov 24, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
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What happens to our bodies as we age and how can better nutrition and hydration help us age “well?” Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Diet...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 28:00
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Encoding cellular proteins on a barcode could help researchers learn more about mental illnesses like schizophrenia.

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  • Added: Nov 05, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
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Julie Hart grew up in Rochester, Minnesota. She went to Carlton College, and has been pursuing her education ever since...to the ends of the earth....

  • Added: Sep 04, 2013
  • Length: 02:15
Caption: Grapefruit and some medications don't mix., Credit: Wikipedia
Grapefruit can interact in potentially dangerous ways with a variety of prescription medications.

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  • Added: Aug 16, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
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Julie Sabatier interviews Dr. Peter Goodwin, who was instrumental in creating Oregon's "Death with Dignity" law (sometimes referred to as "assisted...

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 17:46
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Caption: Chocolate could help protect the aging brain., Credit: Jupiter Images
Chocolate may help protect the aging brain.

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
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This journey begins in the deepest recesses of the human brain--the hippocampus, and ends in the memory support unit of a retirement community. It'...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2013
  • Length: 27:22
Caption: A mid 20th century hearing aid from CHF’s collections.
Part three in our series, The Stages of Life, spotlighting the chemistry found in childhood, adulthood, and old age. First, a look at how brain con...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2013
  • Length: 18:01
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Sensing an excess of talent in her dog, Pransky, Sue Halpern decided to get certified as a therapy dog team, and began visiting the local nursing h...

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  • Added: Jun 25, 2013
  • Length: 59:54
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First, every year, about 450,000 Americans diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. The most helpful resource is experienced caregivers who have already...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2013
  • Length: 59:54
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Mark Miller, MD and Charles Reynolds, MD discuss ways to identify and treat depression and anxiety in older Americans. Then, Jeff Yeager, the Ameri...

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  • Added: May 07, 2013
  • Length: 59:54
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First, building on a collaborative research project conducted by the NIH and AARP, Dr. John Whyte gives several weight loss plans and advises diet ...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2013
  • Length: 59:54
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Nearly everyone has strong emotional connections to music, and one man realized that our relationship to music might improve the quality of life fo...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2013
  • Length: 15:46
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First, Dr. Brené Brown argues that vulnerability is the basis of both courage and fulfillment in life. In her book, Daring Greatly, Brown challenge...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2013
  • Length: 59:54
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The human genome may be the best avenue to date in the battle against Alzheimer’s Disease. It is also the focus of the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroima...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2012
  • Length: 09:22